Mainz is a city rich in history. It is the site of the carnival, Mainzer Fassenacht, which has been around since the 19th century. It is a hub for Jewish theology and a place where you can find some of the most authentic glimpses of traditional German culture. Along with German culture, it’s easy to find outstanding regional cuisine along with some tasty international food. Here are our top picks for dining out in Mainz.
DoMo serves a variety of Asian cuisine including Korean specialties like beef bulgogi and Japanese bento boxes. You can find spicy soups and ramen as well. DoMo is an excellent spot to stop for lunch while taking a stroll through the city. This is because DoMo provides an excellent lunch special. The interior is simple and unpretentious with some Japanese décor. DoMo is a must-try while in Mainz, the quality of the dishes is immense.
DoMo, Mittlere Bleiche 27, Mainz Germany, +49 613 123 6998
Located in an old church, Heiliggeist has been converted into a German-style beer garden. The exterior looks like a medieval fortress while the interior consists of vaulted ceilings that give the place a Gothic appeal. Come here for roasted pork knuckle, sandwiches, wiener schnitzel, fresh salads, pork medallions with gnocchi, soups, sausages, and of course, lots of beer. A meal at Heiliggeist is certain to satisfy even the most voracious of appetites. Here you will also find a relaxed and welcoming setting, making it a perfect place to enjoy a leisurely meal out with friends or family.
Heiliggeist, Mailandsgasse 11, Mainz Germany, +49 613 122 5757